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Tele-audiometry – a ShoeBOX solution

Access to hearing assessment is a global challenge. In relation to the global burden of hearing loss World Health Organisation’s (WHO’s) recent estimate (2013) is that 360 million people in the world have disabling hearing impairment. Two-thirds of these people...

SHOEBOX Audiometry

The powerful combination of SHOEBOX QuickTest, SHOEBOX Online, and SHOEBOX Audiometry Pro bundles together simple and easy to use hearing screening tests that can be used for patient triage, booth overflow, and on the spot audiograms. Cutting down wait times...

Automated audiometry: in conversation with the creator of AMTAS®, Robert Margolis

As automated audiometry becomes more widespread for busy clinics and tele-audiometry, Laura Prigge from GSI interviews Dr Robert Margolis to discuss his automated method for testing auditory sensitivity (AMTAS®). What motivated you to think of automated audiometry? When I was...

Basic Audiometry Learning Manual - Second Edition

The challenge of teaching students pure tone audiometry is that whilst core principles can be delivered in the classroom, a deeper understanding of audiological testing only arises from practice. Yet, if left unguided in this practice, trainee audiologists can fail...

Speech audiometry tests in elderly patients with mild cognitive impairment

This paper caught my eye because, with our ageing population, mild cognitive impairment and dementia are a major, growing problem. We know that ageing causes a multitude of medical and social issues. So it seems wise to investigate the effects...

Audiometry Training with Virtual Patients

Otis – the virtual patient is a simulation software that increases significantly quality and efficiency in audiologist training. Otis simulates different hearing defects so that audiometry can be practised without burdening patients. The software intelligently detects possible measurement errors. It...

Use of automated audiometry for faster patient access to audiology services?

Manual audiometry has long been the gold standard for establishing hearing thresholds. In recent years, a number of automated audiometry applications have reached the market. In this article, a team from Ireland have put a version of automated audiometry to...

Development of the iAudiometer™

Why the iAudiometer™? We have developed six versions of a new software called iAudiometer™ that performs an array of different audiometric tests using an iPad with standard transducers (TDH-39 headphones, B-71 BC, aural domes, or inserts) (Figure 1; Table 1)....

New Interacoustics VRA Screen

Interacoustics is proud to introduce VRA Screen, a visual reinforcement audiometry (VRA) solution for pediatric audiometry.

KUDUwave™ Boothless Audiometer

The KUDUwaveTM was designed to replace the need for a sound booth and enable truly portable audiometry in almost any environment. ENT & Audiology News’ own Gareth Smith, Priya Carling and Alex Griffiths Brown met in London to put the...

Tablet-audiometer school hearing screening in the context of a developing country

This paper presents a novel use of innovation to tackle the challenges of providing school-age hearing screening in low and middle income countries (in this case Nicaragua, second poorest in the western hemisphere), from the creators of a tablet-based audiometer...